Bärbel Höhn

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Bärbel Höhn
Member of the Federal Diet of Germany
Assumed office
Minister for Agriculture of Northrhine-Westphalia
In office
July 17, 1995 – June 24, 2005
Preceded by Klaus Matthiesen
Succeeded by Eckhard Uhlenberg
Member of the North Rhine-Westphalia House of Deputies
In office
Personal details
Born (1952-05-04) May 4, 1952 (age 62)
Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein
Nationality German
Political party Alliance '90/The Greens
Alma mater University of Kiel
Profession Economist
Website www.baerbel-hoehn.de

Bärbel Höhn (born May 4, 1952) is a German politician for Alliance '90/The Greens. She has been a member of the Bundestag since the German federal election, 2005, after serving as Minister of Agriculture of Northrhine-Westphalia from 1995 to 2005.

Born in Flensburg, Höhn attended the University of Kiel, majoring in mathematics and economics, and earned her Diplom in 1976. From 1978 to 1990 she was a research assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

In 1985 Höhn joined Alliance '90/The Greens, and gained a seat in the Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1990. In the fifth cabinet of Johannes Rau she became Minister for Agriculture, serving in that position until 2005.

She was then nominated for the German Bundestag and gained a seat in the 2005 federal election.

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